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  • The big issues facing the UK Water Industry

    The UK water industry is facing an unprecedented skills and innovation challenge as well as legislative, economic and environmental pressures that will require a significantly reduced emphasis on capital spending and a strong focus on delivering technically challenging, efficient solutions that address the many issues that remain unresolved. Mouchel’s Chief Engineer (Pipelines) Phil Clisham ...


    By Innovyze

  • India, China, Pakistan review nuclear safety

    India has announced that it will review its nuclear safety standards in light of damage to the Fukushima nuclear reactor in Japan, while one of its former nuclear safety chiefs has made scathing criticisms of India's nuclear safety capacity. The news comes as China announced today (16 March) that it was suspending approval for all new ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Xylem Inc. commits to American Business Act on Climate Pledge

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, today announced that it has signed on to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, joining more than 140 companies from across the U.S. economy that are standing with the Obama Administration to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to climate action and to voice ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Xylem executives to help shape a common water future vision at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Brisbane

    Executives from Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, will participate in keynote addresses, leadership forums, workshops and technical sessions at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, which will take place in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, October 9 – 14. Xylem will explore the ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Climate change - the way forward in a post-Copenhagen World (Speech by Chris Huhne)

    Introduction Thank you very much, Bernice (Chair). It is my pleasure to be here today, on what is hallowed ground for students of international affairs. It is an appropriate venue. Climate change is the definition of a global threat. A failure to act in time will affect us all. This is the pre-eminent challenge in global governance. If we cannot deal collectively with such a ...

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